Local Chinook Resident Donates $100K to Pool and Park Project

Chinook resident John Shelstad recently donated $100,000 to the Chinook Pool and Park project.

“The committee is beyond grateful for John’s generous donation as he has made such an impact on the project and its successful completion,” committee members of the Friends of the Pool and Park Foundation said in a press release.

“John surprised us with his wonderful donation and we can’t thank him enough for his financial support of the project. The project is so important to the future generations of Chinook and we appreciate John’s dedication to helping rehabilitate the pool and park, a place that holds such a special place in so many people’s hearts,” Foundation President Heather DePriest said. “Thank you so much, John, we are beyond grateful for your amazing generosity.”

Anyone interested in making a donation can do so on the foundation’s website at https://www.chinookfriends.org/donations, where donations can be made several different ways. The site has links to GoFundMe; people also can pay with a credit card through Paypal, they can drop off their donation at First Bank of Montana in Chinook or donations can be mailed to Friends of the Pool and Park Foundation, PO Box 785, Chinook, MT 59523.

“Thank you again to John Shelstad for your wonderful contribution toward this very important project for the community of Chinook,” the release said.

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